1. “A Blocked Linear Method for Optimizing Large Parameter Sets in Variational Monte Carlo” Luning Zhao and Eric Neuscamman. J. Chem. Theory Comput. 13 2604 (2017).  Data
  2. "Delayed Slater determinant update algorithms for high efficiency quantum Monte Carlo" T. McDaniel, E. F. D'Azevedo, Y. W. Li, K. Wong, and P. R. C. Kent. J. Chem. Phys.  147 174017 (2017). . JCP highlight:  . Data
  3. "Size consistent excited states via algorithmic transformations between variational principles," Jacqueline A. R. Shea and Eric Neuscamman.  J. Chem. Theory Comput. 13 6078 (2017)  Data
  4.  “A New Generation of Effective Core Potentials for Correlated Calculations,” M. Chandler Bennett, Cody A. Melton, Abdulgani Annaberdiyev, Guangming Wang, Luke Shulenburger, and Lubos Mitas. J. Chem. Phys. 147 224106 (2017) (2017). Data
  5. "Accuracy of ab initio electron correlation and electron densities in vanadium dioxide," Ilkka Kylanpaa , Janakiraman Balachandran, Panchapakesan Ganesh , Olle Heinonen, Paul R. C. Kent, and Jaron T. Krogel. Phys. Rev. Materials 1 065408 (2017).   Data
  6. “Development of QMCPACK for Exascale Scientific Computing,” A. Benali et al. Book Chapter in “Exascale Scientific Applications: Scalability and Performance Portability”, Editors T. P. Straatsma, K. B. Antypas, T. J. Williams. CRC Press (2017). ISBN 1-138-19754-8.
  7. “The Nature of Interlayer Binding and Stacking of sp-sp2 Hybridized Carbon Layers: A Quantum Monte Carlo Study,” H. Shin, J. Kim, H. Lee, O. Heinonen, A. Benali, and Y. Kwon. J. Chem. Theory Comput. 13 5639 (2017). Data
  8. “Electronic Properties of doped and defective NiO: A quantum Monte Carlo study”, H. Shin, Y. Luo, P. Ganesh, J. Balachandran, J. T. Krogel, P. R. C. Kent, A. Benali, and O. Heinonen.  Physical Review Materials 1 073603 (2017). Data
  9. “QMCPACK : An open source ab initio Quantum Monte Carlo package for the electronic structure of atoms, molecules, and solids” Jeongnim Kim, Andrew Baczewski, Todd D. Beaudet, Anouar Benali, M Chandler Bennett, Mark A Berrill, Nick S Blunt, Edgar Josue Landinez Borda, Michele Casula, David M Ceperley, Simone Chiesa, Bryan K Clark, Raymond C Clay III, Kris T Delaney, Mark Dewing, Kenneth P Esler, Hongxia Hao, Olle Heinonen, Paul R C Kent, Jaron T Krogel, Ilkka Kylanpaa, Ying Wai Li, M Graham Lopez, Ye Luo, Fionn D. Malone, Richard M Martin, Amrita Mathuriya, Jeremy McMinis, Cody A Melton, Lubos Mitas, Miguel A Morales, Eric Neuscamman, William D Parker, Sergio D Pineda Flores, Nichols A Romero, Brenda M Rubenstein, Jacqueline A R Shea, Hyeondeok Shin, Luke Shulenburger, Andreas Tillack, Joshua P Townsend, Norm M. Tubman, Brett Van Der Goetz, Jordan E Vincent, D. ChangMo Yang, Yubo Yang,  Shuai Zhang, Luning Zhao. J. Phys: Cond. Mat. 30 195901 (2018).
  10. “Benchmarks and reliable DFT results for Spin Gaps of Small Ligand Fe(II) Complexes,” Suhwan Song, Min-Cheol Kim, Eunji Sim, Anouar Benali, Olle Heinonen, and Kieron Burke. J. Chem. Theory Comput. (Letter) 14 2304 (2018).  Data
  11. “Nanoscale Control of Metal-Insulator Transition in Epitaxial Vanadium Dioxides,” Y. Sharma, J. Balachandran, C. Sohn,  J. T. Krogel, P. Ganesh, L.Collins, Q. Li, N. Balke, S. Kalinin, O. Heinonen, and H. N. Lee. ACS Nano 12, 7159 (2018), Data
  12. "Zirconia and hafnia polymorphs – ground state structural properties from diffusion Monte Carlo," H. Shin, A. Benali, Y. Luo, E. Crabb, A. Lopez-Bezanilla, L. E. Ratcliff, A. M. Jokisaari, O. Heinonen.  Phys. Rev. Materials 2, 075001 (2018). Data
  13. “Quantum Monte Carlo Calculations of catalytic energy barriers in a metallorganic framework with transition-metal functionalized nodes”, A. Benali, Y. Luo, H. Shin, D. Pahls, and O. Heinonen. J. Phys. Chem. C, 122, 16683 (2018),  Data
  14.  “Phase stability and interlayer interaction of blue phosphorene”, J. Ahn, I. Hong, Y. Kwon, R. C. Clay, L. Shulenburger, H. Shin, and A. Benali. Phys. Rev. B 98, 085429 (2018).
  15. Excitation energies from diffusion Monte Carlo using selected Configuration  Interaction nodes”, A. Scemama, A. Benali, D. Jacquemin, M. Caffarel, and P. Loos. J. Chem. Phys. 149 034108 (2018).
  16. "Diffusion Monte Carlo: A Pathway Towards An Accurate Theoretical Description Mn Oxides," Kayahan Saritas, Vinit Sharma, Jaron T. Krogel, P. R. C. Kent, and Fernando A. Reboredo. Phys. Rev. Materials 2 085801 (2018).
  17. “An efficient hybrid orbital representation for quantum Monte Carlo calculations”, Y. Luo, K. P. Esler, P. R. C. Kent, and L. Shulenburger. J. Chem. Phys. 149 084107 (2018).
  18.  “New generation of effective core potentials from correlated calculations: 2nd row elements”, M. Chandler Bennett, Cody A. Melton, Abdulgani Annaberdiyev, Guangming Wang, Luke Shulenburger, and Lubos Mitas. J. Chem. Phys. 149 104108 (2018).
  19. “New generation of effective core potentials from correlated calculations: 3d transition metal series” Abdulgani Annaberdiyev, Guangming Wang, Cody A. Melton, M. Chandler Bennett, Luke Shulenburger, and Lubos Mitas. J. Chem. Phys. 149 134108 (2018).
  20. “Towards a Predictive Theory of Correlated Materials”, Paul R. C. Kent and Gabriel Kotliar. Science 361 348 (2018).
  21. “Auxiliary-Field quantum Monte Carlo calculations of the structural properties of solid nickel oxide”, S. Zhang, F. D. Malone, and M. A. Morales. J. Chem. Phys. 149 164102 (2018). Data
  22. “Gaussian process based optimization of molecular geometries using statistically sampled energy surfaces from Quantum Monte Carlo”, R. Archibald, J. T. Krogel and Paul R. C. Kent. J. Chem. Phys. 149 164116 (2018).
  23. The 2019 materials by design roadmap”, Kirstin Alberi, Marco Buongiorno Nardelli, Andriy Zakutayev, Lubos Mitas, Stefano Curtarolo, Anubhav Jain, Marco Fornari, Nicola Marzari, Ichiro Takeuchi, Martin L Green, Mercouri Kanatzidis, Mike F Toney, Sergiy Butenko, Bryce Meredig, Stephan Lany, Ursula Kattner, Albert Davydov, Eric S Toberer, Vladan Stevanovic, Aron Walsh, Nam-Gyu Park, Alán Aspuru-Guzik, Daniel P Tabor, Jenny Nelson, James Murphy, Anant Setlur, John Gregoire, Hong Li, Ruijuan Xiao, Alfred Ludwig, Lane W Martin, Andrew M Rappe, Su-Huai Wei and John Perkins.  J. Phys. D: Appl. Phys. 52 013001 (2018).  
  24. “Overcoming the memory bottleneck in auxiliary field Quantum Monte Carlo with Interpolative Separable Density Fitting”, Fionn D. Malone, Shuai Zhang, and Miguel A. Morales. J. Chem. Theory Comput. 15 256 (2019).
  25. Compton profile of VO2 across the metal-insulator transition: evidence of a non-Fermi liquid metal”, I. Kylanpaa, Y. Luo, O. Heinonen, P. R. C. Kent, and J. T. Krogel. Phys. Rev. B. 99 075154 (2019).
  26. “Counter-thermal flow of holes in high mobility LaNiO3 thin films”, C. Liu, F. Wrobel, J. Hoffman, D. Hong, J. E. Pearson, E. Benckiser, and A. Bhattacharya. Phys Rev B (R) 99 041114 (2019).
  27. “Giant Anisotropy of Gilbert Damping in Epitaxial CoFe Films”, Y. Li, F. Zeng, S. S.-L. Zhang, H. Shin, H. Saglam, V. Karakas, O. Ozatay, J. E. Pearson, O. G. Heinonen, Y. Wu, A. Hoffmann, and W. Zhang, Physical Review Letters 112, 117203 (2019).
  28. “Quantum Package 2.0: An Open-Source Determinant-Driven suite of Programs”, Y. Garniron, T. Applencourt, K. Gasperich, A. Benali, A. Ferte , Y. Pradines, R. Assaraf, P. Reinhardt, J. Toulouse, J. Paquier, P. Barbaresco, N. Renon, G. David, J-P. Malrieu, M. Veril, M. Caffarel, P-F. Loos, E. Giner and A. Scemama, J. Chem. Theory Comput. 15 3591 (2019).
  29. A variational approach to optical band gaps”, L. Zhao and E. Neuscamman. Phys. Rev. Lett. 123 036402 (2019).
  30. “Defect energetics of cubic hafnia from quantum Monte Carlo calculations”, Raghuveer Chimata, Hyeondeok Shin, Anouar Benali, and Olle Heinonen. Phys. Rev. M. 3 075005 (2019).
  31. Influence of Pseudopotentials on Excitations Energies from Selected Configuration Interaction and Diffusion Monte Carlo”, Anthony Scemama, Michel Caffarel, Anouar Benali, Denis Jacquemin, and Pierre-Francois Loos. Results in Chemistry 1 100002 (2019).
  32. The Deuterium Hugoniot: Pitfalls of Beyond-DFT Thermodynamic Sampling", R. Clay III, M. P. Desjarlais and L. Shulenburger, Physical Review B 100 075103 (2019).
  33. “An Auxiliary-Field Quantum Monte Carlo Perspective on the Ground State of the Dense Uniform Electron Gas: An Investigation with Hartree-Fock Trial Wavefunctions”, Joonho Lee, Fionn D. Malone, and Miguel A. Morales, J. Chem. Phys. 151 064122 (2019).
  34. “Adsorption and diffusion of O2 on Single Layer Graphene using Diffusion Monte Carlo”, H. Shin, Y. Luo, A. Benali, and Y. Kwon. Phys. Rev. B 100 075430 (2019).




  1. “Adsorption and diffusion of O2 on Single Layer Graphene using Diffusion Monte Carlo”, H. Shin, Y. Luo, A. Benali, and Y. Kwon. Submitted Phys. Rev. B (2019).
  2.  “Towards an Accurate Many-body Description of Antiferromagnetic Iron Oxide”, Joshua P. Townsend, Raymond C. Clay III, Thomas R. Mattsson, Eric Neuscamman, Luning Zhao, Ken Esler, Ronald E. Cohen and Luke Shulenburger. Submitted to Phys. Rev. B (2018).
  3.  “Doping a Bad Metal: Origin of Suppression of Metal-Insulator Transition in Non-Stoichiometric VO2”, P. Ganesh, Frank Lechermann, Ilkka Kylanpaa, Jaron Krogel, Paul R. C. Kent, and Olle Heinonen, Submitted to Physical Review Letters (2018).
  4. “Metal-Insulator Transition Tuned by Oxygen Vacancy Migration across VO2/TiO2 interface”, Qiyang Lu, Changhee Sohn, Guoxiang Hu, Xiang Gao, Matthew F. Chisholm, Ilkka Kylänpää, Jaron T. Krogel, Paul R. C. Kent, Olle Heinonen, P. Ganesh and Ho Nyung Lee, Submitted to Advanced Functional Materials (2019).
  5. “A new generation of effective core potentials from correlated calculations: 4s and 4p main group elements and first row additions”, Guangming Wang, Abdulgani Annaberdiyev, Cody A. Melton, M. Chandler Bennett, Luke Shulenburger, and Lubos Mitas. Submitted to J. Chem. Phys. (2019).
  6.  “Accurate atomic total energies for correlation consistent effective core potentials”, Abdulgani Annaberdiyev, Cody A. Melton, M. Chandler Bennett, Guangming Wang, and Lubos Mitas, Submitted to J. Chem. Theory Comput. (2019).

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